Friday, March 19, 2010

Tennessee Guitar Festival at MTSU March 21-25

Tennessee Guitar Festival at MTSU – March 21-25, 2010

All events free and open to the public.

The Tennessee Guitar Festival, the largest festival of its kind in the state, will present five consecutive nights of guitar concerts by some of America’s finest guitar virtuosos.

Sun., March 21, 8:00 pm – Concert: William Yelverton, Roger Hudson

Mon., March 22, 1:40 – 3:40 pm – Masterclass: Enric Madriguera (SFA 117)

Mon., March 22, 8:00 pm – Concert: Enric Madriguera, Duo Guitiano

Tues., March 23, 8:00 pm – Concert: John Knowles, Nicholas Ciraldo

Wed., March 24, 9:30 am – 11:30 am – Masterclass: Nicholas Ciraldo (Hinton Hall)

Wed., March 24, 8:00 pm – Concert: Jason Vieaux

Thurs., March 25, 2:00pm - 4:00 pm - Masterclass: JasonVieaux (SFA 207)

Thurs., March 25, 8:00 pm – Concert: Silviu Ciulei, Tequila Flamenco Group

All concerts are in the Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building
Faulkinbery Drive, MTSU Campus

MTSU Guitar Students Sweep Beethoven Club Guitar Competition

MTSU guitar student Otto Stoy has won FIRST PRIZE in the 32th annual Beethoven Club Young Artist Guitar Competition in Memphis on Saturday, March 6. Also, MTSU guitar students BJ Golden and John Hollandsworth were awarded SECOND and THIRD prizes respectively. Each received a cash award. Congratulations to Otto, BJ and John. This is the forth time MTSU students have swept all of the guitar awards in this annual competition.

Founded in 1888, The Beethoven Club is one of America's oldest private music clubs and sponsors an annual Young Artist Competition for Strings, Guitar, Piano, Voice, Woodwinds and Brass.